Editor: Since this is an election year, I have one question for those individuals currently running for office. Why is the Gila County seat in Globe? And why not vote to move it to Payson?
Editor: I will admit my bias up front. I am voting for Michael Hughes as mayor of Payson.
Editor: I agree with Richard K. Meszar, Ed.D.’s letter in Friday, Aug. 5 edition. I only wish I had written it because it expresses my opinion exactly. No incumbents!
“Team Depot,” sales associates from Home Depot, recently put in a day of volunteer labor to make a difference in a veteran’s life.
It’s just about time for the annual zucchini inundationini. I’m girding my loins — only, male friends tell me I don’t have loins. Doesn’t matter to me. It still sounds good.
Editor: Guess what? You don’t have to go to the Valley to find rude and obnoxious drivers. They are here and alive in Payson. It seems that almost every day you can see them running red lights, ignoring stop signs and speeding.
Mistake at the pump puts engines at risk
If Tonto Basin residents purchased diesel at the Tonto Basin Marketplace during the first week of August and their vehicle is acting strange — get it to a repair shop immediately.
Asthma is one of three conditions that are considered a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The other two are emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Editor: We have a rare opportunity to get better, much better representation for our Rim Country
Editor: It was a beautiful Saturday morning so I took an early horseback ride on the trail that runs from the end of Phoenix Street.
Terrible ranking for kids
Kids have it rough in Arizona — especially if their folks aren’t rich. Arizona ranks near the bottom nationally on a host of measurements of child welfare, in a national study released this week by WalletHub.
One of the more prolific and leading causes of cancer-related deaths among both men and women, lung cancer continues to affect the lives of millions of people each year.
A man who filed false claims with his insurance company for years wound up on probation Friday, but might have to pay back as much as $250,000.
She nearly beat it — the addiction, the despair, the spiral of destruction. Tia Cheri Nottingham went to prison in 2004 for selling drugs.
A woman who once worked as a drug counselor helping others overcome their addictions fell back into her own drug habit in what her probation officer called a “truly heartbreaking” case.
Lung cancer is the better known of the killer conditions that can result from smoking, but it has an equally deadly running mate — COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
The White Mountains and Rim Country have experienced four major Internet and cell service outages over the last two years that have affected public safety, health services, merchant services and small businesses, as well as caused widespread inconvenience and frustration.
The 132nd Annual World’s Oldest Continuous Rodeo returns to Payson this week. Gates open for the Women’s Professional Rodeo barrel racing and more at 5 p.m. Thursday. Admission is a can of food for area food banks.
Recently, another of the dwindling preschool options for Rim Country parents quietly closed — Karen’s Kare Bears.
Editor’s note: With this column, historian Stan Brown starts a new series. Every culture and country has its designated holidays or festivals to commemorate seasons or significant persons. Holidays also provide breaks in the humdrum routine of our everyday lives.